The Presidio Purse is hobo-style oversized purse meant to hold everything AND the kitchen sink! It’s great for days around town when you want a book, a cardigan, your knitting, your lunch, and more to fit into your purse. It’s also ideal for use as a gym back, grocery back, overnight bag, ice-skate bag, or whatever else you can think of! Buy the PDF pattern now! The pattern has customizable front inset (gathered or plain) and straps (with or without hardware). It is written for an advanced beginner to intermediate level sewist. See many variations made by sewists just like you!
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Presido Purses from Sewists Like You!
Body: canvas, upholstery fabrics, denim, corduroy, heavy twills
Lining: quilting cottons and lightweight twills
Interfacing: midweight woven interfacing
8″ (20 cm) standard zipper for interior
18-22″ (45-55 cm) heavy duty zipper for exterior
2 – 2″ x 1: [50 mm x 25 mm] rectangular rings (View A only)
One size – large. 18″ (46cm) wide x 18″ (46cm) tall x 6″ (15cm) deep
How do others describe the Presidio Purse?:
“This is the perfect purse for a woman on the go! It will stylishly hold everything you need for a day out, while the pockets inside keep important items handy. The handle length is perfect for throwing over your shoulder and keeping your hands free.”
“A hobo style shoulder bag with lots of customization options.”
“The Presidio Purse is the perfect spacious bag you need. Whether you have kids and need to carry along lots of things or you love taking short trips on the weekend, this bag allows for plenty of stuff without looking like a weekender. It can also be used as a school bag or to carry your gym gear.”
“A functional bag perfect to fit everything INCLUDING the kitchen sink.”
“A large zippered tote bag with shoulder strap featuring an interior zippered pocket as well as a divided pocket for holding a cell phone and pens.”
“The perfect big bag to suit your hoarding tendencies.”